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Photo: Toxicodendron vernicifluum.

Tree. You know those pretty lacquer boxes they make in Russia, China, and Japan, among other places? They're made from the boiled-down sap of this tree. Of course, there's plastic ones now... Not from this tree. Kew Garden, London, UK. Planted. 1995-08-01.
Toxicodendron vernicifluum (Stokes) F. Barkley Engl.: Chinese lacquer, Japan varnish tree, Japanese laquer tree, lacquer tree, varnish sumach. Deu.: Lacksumach. Suom.: lakkapuu. Sven.: japanvax. Bot. syn.: Rhus vernicifera DC., Rhus verniciflua Stokes
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